Number of road deaths in Austria 2006-2018

There were 409 traffic fatalities recorded in Austria in 2018. The number of road related deaths has been steadily decreasing, thanks to increased efforts on a local, national and EU level. The highest figure was seen at the beginning of the reporting period in 2006 at 730 fatalities. As of 2018, Austria ranked seventeenth in a list of highest number of traffic fatalities per million inhabitants in Europe.

Non-fatal road accidents

In the same time period, figures for those non-fatally injured had initially decreased to 45,024 in 2011, before rising again in the following years. In 2018 there had been 46,525 people injured while on the road.

Car stock

As of 2017, there were nearly 4.9 million registered passenger cars in the country. This was a growth of roughly 64 percent compared to 1990 and approximated a motorization rate of 550 cars per 1,000 inhabitants as of 2016.

Number of road traffic fatalities in Austria from 2006 to 2018

Number of fatalities
2018409
2017414
2016432
2015479
2014430
2013455
2012*531
2011523
2010552
2009633
2008679
2007691
2006730
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Sources

Release date

2020

Region

Austria

Survey time period

2006 to 2018

Supplementary notes

* Break in time series.

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